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Obituaries July 2, 1997

Mary M. Gordon
Mary McDonald Gordon, 75, of Perkins Avenue, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Nov. 22, 1921, in Boyle County, she was a daughter of Henry and Mary Semonis McDonald. She was a retired employee of Kentucky State Hospital and a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Karen Harp of Nicholasville; and a granddaughter.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Gethsemane Baptist Church by the Revs. Bill Hall and Mark Payton.
Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Margaret S. Watkins
LANCASTER - Margaret Speake Watkins, 92, of Lexington, died Tuesday at St. Joseph Hospital.
Born Sept. 24, 1904, in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late James W. and Bettie Daly Speake. She was a homemaker and a member of Lancaster United Methodist Church. She was the widow of Irvine B. Watkins.
Survivors include two daughters, Betty Durham, of Lexington, and Pauline Broaddus of Lancaster; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, James I. Watkins and Bob Watkins.
Services will be 3 p.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. Thursday.

Dennis K. Berry
Services for Dennis Keith Berry, 43, of North Third St., will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Jo Garnett. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
He died Monday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Jan. 20, 1954, in Owensboro, he was a son of Mildred Eugenia Fetgatter Berry and the late William L. ``Red'' Berry. He was a probation and parole officer for the state Department of Corrections. He was a 1972 graduate of Danville High School and an Eastern Kentucky University graduate. He was a member and former director of the Parole Officers Association and a member of Lexington Avenue Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly Key Berry; a son, Landon Kyle Berry, at home; three sisters, Sharon B. Bowling, Gail B. Bowling and Denise B. Curtsinger, all of Danville.
Pallbearers will be Mathew, Mark and MacKenzie Bowling, Benjamin and Joshua Rigney, Haynes and Bart Johnson.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today.

Maggie B. Curry
HARRODSBURG - Services for Maggie Bugg Curry, 86, of South Magnolia St., will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home by the Rev. James Harley. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
She died Monday at James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital.
Born Nov. 23, 1910, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Harvey and Mary Devine Bugg. She was a homemaker and a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. She was the widow of E.G. Curry.
Survivors include a son, Edward D. Curry of Harrodsburg; a daughter, Betty M. Louallen of Harrodsburg; three grandchildren; three step grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and four step great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Mike Matherly, Maurice Logue, Raymond Logue, Marshall Logue, Lee Logue, Dennis Sallee.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. Thursday. 

Obituaries July 3, 1997

Laura P. Brown
CRAB ORCHARD - Laura P. Baugh Brown, 51, of Foley, Ala., died Wednesday in Cincinnati after a 10-year battle with cancer.
Born Nov. 6, 1945, in Danville, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Sally Katherine Baugh. She was a teacher for 17 years at St. Dominics and Guardian Angels Catholic School. She was a 1964 graduate of Crab Orchard High School and received her masters degree from University of Cincinnati. She was a member of St. Margaret Catholic Church, Foley.
Survivors include her husband, Stan Brown; a son, Frank ``Butch'' Kneirim of Cincinnati; five brothers, William Baugh of Shelbyville, Edward Baugh of North Ridgeville, Ohio, Craig Baugh of LaGrange, Charles Baugh of Amherst, Ohio, and Raymond Pat Baugh of Broughtontown; a sister, Alice B. Klara of Palm Bay, Fla.; and two grandchildren.
Services will be noon Saturday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Mike Weglicki. Burial will be in Crab Orchard Cemetery.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Friday.

Mary M. Gordon
Services for Mary McDonald Gordon, 75, of Perkins Avenue, were scheduled for 11 a.m. today at Gethsemane Baptist Church by the Revs. Bill Hall and Mark Payton.
She died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Bill Rash, Jerry Ward, Genie Gordon, Sonny Evans, David Shearer and Everett Stafford.
Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Kevin W. Dye
LIBERTY - Services for Kevin Wayne ``Pete'' Dye, 35, of Middleburg, will be 2 p.m. Friday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Rev. Richard Owens. Burial will be in Valley Oak Cemetery.
He died Tuesday at home.
Born Jan. 13, 1962, in Liberty, he was the son of Betty Cravens Robinson of Yosemite and the late Albert M. Dye. He was a former landscaper and employee of Casey County Stone. He was a member of Valley Oak Baptist Church.
Additional survivors include his stepfather, Jack Robinson of Yosemite; two sisters, Teresa Hale of Stanford and Lisa Bland of Liberty; two stepsisters, Rita Bowman and Audrey Bishop, both of Mount Vernon.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. Thursday.

Margaret S. Watkins
LANCASTER - Services for Margaret Speake Watkins, 92, of Lexington, formerly of Lancaster, will be 3 p.m. Friday at Spurlin Funeral Home by the Revs. Frances Ulrich and Daryl Hodge. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Tuesday at St. Joseph Hospital.
Pallbearers will be Jim Taylor, David Middleton, David Grubbs, Steven Simpson, David Simpson and Darrell Newby.
Visitation is 4-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to Bluegrass Hospice, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington 40504.

Obituaries July 6, 1997

Mary L. Ellis
Mary Eller Luster Ellis, 77, of Campbell Lane, Lexington, died Friday at her home.
Born May 30, 1920, in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Homer and Allie Martin Luster. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist faith. She was the widow of Raymond Carlisle Ellis.
Survivors include one daughter, Betty Followell of Danville; two sons, James L. Ellis of Lexington and Robert C. Ellis of Harrodsburg; two nieces whom she reared, Darlene Luster Tipton of Nicholasville and Rita Faye Luster Pierce of Lexington; one brother, Homer Luster Sr. of Hustonville; three sisters, Nannie Ellis and Bessie Wood, both of Richmond, and Ruby Cain of Louisville; 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; and eight stepgreat-grandchildren.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by Ray Van Camp. Burial will be in Taylor-Clarkson, formerly Tanyard, Cemetery on Hwy. 37.
Visitation will be 3-9 p.m. today.

Charlene W. Sellers
Charlene Wilson Sellers, 93, of Maple Avenue died Friday at Muskegon, Mich. after a short illness.
Born March 15, 1904, in Chicago, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Charles J. and Florence Gibson Wilson. She retired as secretary-treasurer of Sellers Engineering Co., Danville, in October 1996. She belonged to The Presbyterian Church and was a member of the Amanda O. Rodes Book Club. She was a member of The Garden Club of Danville and Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center Auxiliary. She served as president of the Maple Avenue School's Parent Teacher Association and attended Rockford College, Rockford, Ill. and was graduated from the University of Chicago. She taught at the National Seminary in Washington, D.C. and the Bell School in Lake Forest, Illinois.
Survivors include her husband, O.N. ``Kelly'' Sellers; one daughter, Nan Sellers of Coffeyville, Kan.; one son, Tom Sellers of Danville; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at The Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Thomas K. Farmer. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday at Stith Funeral Home.

Stanley M. McCowan
FELICITY, Ohio - Stanley Martin McCowan, 76, of Goshen, Ohio, formerly of Lincoln County, died June 19 at his home.
Born Sept. 18, 1920, in Moreland, he was the son of the late William and Ethel Gaddis McCowan. He was an Army staff sergeant during World War II and received the Purple Heart, Silver Star, Bronze Star, Oak Leaf Cluster and French Medal. He belonged to the Church of God in Harris Creek.
Survivors include his wife, Edith Pearce McCowan; one daughter, Creston Schmidt of Ohio; one son, Stanley Farrell McCowan of Ohio; one sister, Bessie Wilder of Stanford; three brothers, George E. McCowan of Danville, Harold McCowan of Junction City and Billy Joe McCowan of Milford, Ohio; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
McIntyre Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

William C. McQueary
LIBERTY - William Chester McQueary, 57, of Poplar Springs Road died Thursday in Springfield, Mass. of natural causes.
Born Sept. 7, 1939 in Casey County, he was the son of the late Estel and Minnie Goforth McQueary. He was a truck driver and farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Miller McQueary; one stepdaughter, Pam Rousey of Liberty; three stepsons, Larry, Richard and Timothy Short, all of Liberty; one brother, James McQueary of Liberty; three sisters, Mary Simpson of Russell Springs, Jewell Strong of Cincinnati and Sabie Sallee of Liberty and 10 stepgrandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home by C.B. Carman. Burial will be in Poplar Springs Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 8 a.m. until time of the service today.

Anita A. Moore
LANCASTER - Anita Allen Moore, 94, of Danville Street, died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 17, 1902, in Anderson County, she was the daughter of the late A.J. and Hattie Nowlin Allen. She was the former owner and operator of The Garrard Mill and a member of the Homemakers Club, Garrard County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and Lancaster Christian Church. She was the widow of Lloyd H. Moore.
Survivors include one daughter, Betty Arnold of Danville; one granddaughter, Peg Cook of Lexington; three grandsons, Jim Rankin and William Arnold, both of Danville, and Lloyd Arnold of Los Angeles; and two great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Lancaster Cemetery Chapel. Burial will be in the Lancaster Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Allmeda R. Young
HARRODSBURG - Allmeda ``Spicy'' Jewel Ross Young, 89, of Ridge Road died Friday at her home.
Born Aug. 1, 1907, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Eliza Jane Lambert Ross. She was a member of Mount Zion Church of Christ in the Battle community, Washington County, and the Mercer County Senior Citizens. She was the widow of John Delbert Young.
Survivors include one son, William O. Young of Greencastle, Ind.; three daughters, Thelma Young Hallar and Darlene Coulter Rogers, both of Harrodsburg, and Jewel Young Hardin of Springfield; one sister, Anna Belle Beavers of Mackville; eight grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two stepgreat-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by Donald Gene Votaw and Gary Baker. Burial will be in Willisburg Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. today and after 7 a.m. until time of the service Monday.

Choe I. Plummer
STANFORD - Services for Choe Inez Plummer, 94, of Plummer Road, Broughtontown, were at 11 a.m. Saturday at Fox Funeral Home by the Rev. Jerry Beck. Burial was in Mount Olive Cemetery in Broughtontown.
She died Thursday at Charleston Health Care Manor.
Born Nov. 28, 1902, in Ash County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late J.W. and Sarah Johnson Cornett. She was a homemaker and belonged to Mount Olive Church. She was the widow of Charlie Plummer and was preceded in death by two sons, Charles and Raymond Plummer.
Survivors include three sons, Phillip Plummer of Brandon, Fla., Donald Plummer of Goshen, Ohio, and Kenneth Plummer of Hamilton, Ohio; one daughter, Helen Thompson of Louisville; one half-brother, Bobby Cornett of Batesville, Ind.; one half-sister, Gladys Cornett of Batesville, Ind.; 15 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Ausie R. Whited
LIBERTY - Services for Ausie Ray Whited, 80, of Caney Fork Road were at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bartle Funeral Home by the Revs. Donald Lear and Darren Gillespie. Burial with military rites by the Casey County Funeral Squad was in Whited Cemetery.
He died Wednesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 5, 1916, in Casey County, he was the son of the late William Thomas and Louetta Allen Whited. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a member of the Disabled American Veterans. He was a farmer and attended the Carr's Chapel Church of God. He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Whited.
Survivors include his wife, Veltha Sharp Whited; one daughter, Kathy Carr of Liberty; two brothers, Sherman Whited of Nicholasville and Lewis Whited of Liberty; three sisters, Lora Woodrum of Cincinnati and Flora Lee and Lela Miller, both of Liberty; and one granddaughter.

Obituaries July 7, 1997

Hattie B. Kirkland
Hattie Belle Kirkland, 88, formerly of Timothy Avenue, died Saturday at Friendship House.
Born Nov. 3, 1908, in Mercer County, she was a daughter of the late Richard and Barbara Hardin Leathers and the widow of Ernest Kirkland. She was a retired dietitian at the former Christian Church Children's Home, now Woodlawn Children's Campus. She was a member of First Christian Church where she attended over 84 years and was a member of Allen Hart Sunday School class and Vogt Circle.
Survivors include a daughter; Bettie Mattingly of Louisville; a son, Raymond Kirkland of Danville; a sister, Helen Reynolds of Lexington; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Norman Hagley. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Richard Mattingly, Brian Edwards, Michael and John Higson, Ronnie Rousey and Charles Mattingly.
Visitation is 5-8 p.m. today.

Orville C. Naylor
LANCASTER - Orville C. ``Soup'' Naylor, 74, of Lexington Road, died Sunday at home.
Born May 2, 1923, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Elmo and Jessie Lillian Kent Naylor. He was a retired construction worker and farmer, a member of Disabled American Veterans and an Army veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Cloyd Elam Naylor of Lancaster; a daughter, Doris Ann Estes of Richmond; two stepdaughters, Carla Martin of Junction City and Donna Hammonds of Danville; a stepson, Scott Miller of Frankfort; a sister, Corine Watkins of Lancaster; a grandchild; four step grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Lewis Smith and Jerry Browning. Burial will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. Tuesday.

James C. Royer
LANCASTER - James C. ``Jake'' Royer, 70, of Norwood, Ohio, died Sunday at Veterans Administration Hospital, Cincinnati.
Born Dec. 23, 1926, in Molton, Ala., he was a son of the late George and Lula Parker Royer. He was a retired machinist for Cookwell Screen Co., an Army veteran of World War II and the Korean War and was the widower of Tommie Woods Sowder Royer, who was formerly of Lancaster.
Survivors include three stepsons, Tim Ray of Norwood, Bernard ``Buddy'' Ray III of Bloomington, Ill., and Michael Ray of Danville; two stepdaughters, Melinda Davis of Cincinnati, and Tammy Shelton of Norwood; and several grandchildren.
Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Lancaster Cemetery by the Rev. Bill Hawkins.
Visitation is after 10 a.m. Wednesday until time of services at the cemetery.

Mary L. Ellis
Services for Mary Eller Luster Ellis, 77, of Campbell Lane, Lexington, were scheduled for 1:30 p.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by Ray Van Camp. Burial will be in Taylor-Clarkson (formerly Tanyard) Cemetery on Ky. 37.
She died Friday at her home.
Pallbearers will be Donald Tipton, Richard Prather, Timothy Tipton, Allen Pierce, Matthew Pierce, Charles Jeanette Jr., James L. Ellis Jr. and David Christison.
Survivors include 14 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; three step grandchildren; eight step great-grandchildren; and two step great-great-grandchildren. This information was incorrect in Sunday's paper.
Honorary pallbearers will be granddaughters and Dr. Charles Grigsby.
Visitation will be 3-9 p.m. today.

Jerry E. Rainey
Jerry Ernest Rainey, 50, of Barr Street, Harrodsburg, died Friday, in Williamstown.
Born April 25, 1947, in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was a son of the late Ernest W. and Betty Barnett Rainey. He was a deputy state fire marshal and a land developer of Rainey Estates in Mercer County. He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include his wife Carole Westerfield Rainey; a daughter, Arlinda Rainey of Harrodsburg; a son, Chris Rainey of Harrodsburg; two brothers, David Rainey of Waynesburg and Jeffrey Rainey of Tulsa, Olka.; three sisters, Gloria R. Gipson and Beth R. Brock, both of Danville, Beverly R. Sallee of Harrodsburg; and three grandsons.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Revs. Scott Marshall and Ellsworth McCracken. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Kelvin Machal, Kevin Kessler, Gary Carey and Larry Carey, Sean Rainey and Ronnie Barnett.
Honorary pallbearers are Scott Sallee, Dustin Williams, Danny Cline, Nicholas Sallee, Buford Price and Chancey Rainey.
Visitation is 3-9 p.m. today.

Charlene W. Sellers
Services for Charlene Wilson Sellers, 93, of Maple Avenue will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at The Presbyterian Church by the Rev. Thomas K. Farmer. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Van Woodrow, Dick Byrom, Jamie Board, Ed Waits, Kenneth Wall and John McGee.
She died Friday at Muskegon, Mich., after a short illness.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home.

Anita A. Moore
LANCASTER - Graveside services for Anita Allen Moore, 94, of Danville Street, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Lancaster Cemetery by the Rev. Bill Hawkins. Burial will be in the Lancaster Cemetery.
She died Friday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Visitation will be 4-6 p.m. today at Ramsey Funeral Home.

Allmeda R. Young
HARRODSBURG - Services for Allmeda ``Spicy'' Jewel Ross Young, 89, of Ridge Road, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today at Alexander & Royalty Funeral Home by Donald Gene Votaw and Gary Baker. Burial will be in Willisburg Cemetery.
She died Friday at her home.
Pallbearers will be Lee Baker, Vincent Coulter, Danny Pearce, Chris Nally, Bobby Ross and Junior Ross.
Honorary pallbearers are Murrell Gabhart, Norvie Baker, Granville Moore, Darrell Baker and Dr. Ralph Ballard.

Obituaries July 8, 1997

Ernest L. Woehler
Ernest L. Woehler, 69, of Grant Street, died Monday at home.
Born Feb. 25, 1928, in Booneville, Ind., he was a son of the late Theodore and Melissa Biddle Woehler. He was a manager for Danville Garage Door Co.
Survivors include two sons, Steve Woehler of Junction City, and Rodney Woehler of Gainesville, Fla.; four daughters, Sherri Hall of Boston, Mass., Sally Herron of Evansville, Ind., Tracy Verriest and Amy Carney, both of Jacksonville, Fla.; a brother, Raymond Woehler of Evansville, Ind., a sister, Mildred Glaser of Troy, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 a.m. Wednesday at Alexander North Funeral Home, Evansville. Burial will be in Oakhill Cemetery.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. today at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home, Danville, and noon Wednesday until time of service in Evansville.

Jean E. Burkhart
BLUFFTON, Ind. - Jean E. Burkhart, 74, of Bluffton, died Sunday at her home.
Born Nov. 27, 1923, she was a retired elementary teacher having taught at one time in the Boyle County school system. She was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Gene Burkhart; two daughters, Joyce Greeley of Colonial Beach, Va., and Sharon Vernengo of Hammond, Ind.; four sons, Enos and Patrick Burkhart, both of Fort Wayne, Ind., Dr. Michael Burkhart of Rehoboth Beach, Del., and Steven Burkhart of Euless, Texas; 19 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Thoma/Rich, Hewitt and Chaney Funeral Home by the Rev. Larry Johnson. Burial will be in Elm Grove Cemetery.
Visitation is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorials may go to Parkinson Foundation.

Gerald B. Davis
HARRODSBURG - Gerald B. Davis Sr., 59, of Louisville, died June 30 at home.
He was a maintenance employee of Lexington Civic Center.
Survivors include four sons, Gerald B. Davis Jr., Benjamine P. Davis, James E. Davis and Rodney J. Davis; two brothers, Donald and Richard Davis; and 13 grandchildren.
Graveside services will be noon Wednesday at Burgin Memorial Gardens.
Alexander and Royalty Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

Clarence J. Wellersdieck
Private services for Clarence Joseph Wellersdieck, 87, of Argyle Woods Drive, will be in St. John Cloister Cemetery, Middle Village, N.Y.
He died Sunday at Friendship House.
Born April 22, 1910, in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was a son of the late Henry and Mamie Mills Wellersdieck. He was a printer,
Survivors include his wife, Hazelle Gillespie Wellersdieck; and a stepdaughter, Jackie Kohler of Danville.
Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Irene McDarment
CRAB ORCHARD - Services for Irene McDarment, 74, of Kenton Road, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at McKnight-Martin Funeral Home by the Rev. Wayne Galloway. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery.
She died Monday at Sowder Nursing Home, Brodhead.
Born Nov. 29, 1922, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Luther M. and Allie Mae Siler Johnson. She was a homemaker and a member of Pine Grove Church of Christ.
Survivors include a daughter, Mary Jewel Hall of Lancaster; two brothers, Morris Johnson and Raymond Johnson, both of Stanford; five sisters, Margaret Hunt of Rising Sun, Ind., Frances Montgomery of Lancaster, Fanny Crawford of Stanford, Gladys York and Hazel Wilder, both of Crab Orchard; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Kenneth Wilder, Tommy Johnson, Jeff Hall, Tom Crawford, Wayne Hines and David York.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. today.

Orville C. Naylor
LANCASTER - Services for Orville C. ``Soup'' Naylor, 74, of Lexington Road, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Revs. Lewis Smith and Jerry Browning. Burial, with military rites by American Legion Saufley Post 18, Stanford, will be in Lancaster Cemetery.
He died Sunday at home.
Pallbearers will be James D. Taylor, Joe Naylor, Billy Hatfield, Larry Howard, Gary Conley and Ben Naylor Jr.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.

Obituaries July 9, 1997

Warren K. Crain
LOUISVILLE - Warren Keith Crain, 74, of Bardstown Road, died Monday at Baptist Hospital East.
Born March 11, 1923, in Perryville, he was a son of the late Stewart T. and Florence Coyle Crain. He was a retired elevator service and construction manager.
Survivors include his wife, Geneva Hardin Crain; a son, Kenny K. Crain of Baton Rouge, La.; a daughter, Kathy J. Shaughnessey; and a sister, Marilyn C. Bonta; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Services will be 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Resthaven Funeral Home by the Rev. Alan Adams. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Park.
Visitation is 2-9 p.m. today and after 10 a.m. Thursday.
Memorials may go to Kosair Charities.

Jerry Murphy
LIBERTY - Jerry Murphy, 55, of Ky. 910, Teddy Community, died Tuesday at Casey County Hospital.
Born July 6, 1942, in Danville, Ind., he was a son of Effie Lay Murphy of Liberty the late Murl C. Murphy. He was a tree trimmer, mechanic and bus driver for Casey County Schools.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Haynes Murphy; two sons, David Murphy and Eric Murphy, both of Liberty; a daughter, Kellie Murphy of Liberty; four brothers, Michael Murphy and Teddy Lynn, both of Forest, Ind., Walter Murphy of Elkhorn, and Donald Murphy of Greensburg; and three sisters, Norvella Phillips of Frankfort, Mildred Monday of Anderson, Ind., and Charolette Cochran of Lawrenceburg.
Services will be 2 p.m. CST Friday at Goodwin Funeral Home, Frankfort, Ind. Burial will be in Bunnel Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home and 5-9 p.m. Thursday at Goodwin Funeral Home.

Robert R. Tucker
LIBERTY - Robert Richard Tucker, 22, of Galilean Home, died Monday at Casey County Hospital.
Born Feb. 6, 1975, in Syracuse, New York, he was a son of Jerry and Sandy Tucker.
Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at the Galilean Home Chapel.
Visitation will be after 3 p.m. today.

Russie M. Watson
MORELAND - Russie Mae Watson, 78, of Hustonville, died Tuesday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center.
Born July 11, 1918, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late Killis and Minnie Hill Followell. She was a homemaker and a member of Jesus Name Pentecostal Church, Casey County. She was the widow of Edwin ``Pete'' Watson.
Survivors include four sons, Curtis G. Watson of Liberty, David J. Watson of Erlanger, Clyde B. Watson of Hustonville, and Donny R. Watson of Gravel Switch; two daughters, Elizabeth Watson of Hustonville and Julie Whitis of Eubank; a brother, Charles Follwell of Indiana, Frances Simpson of Illinois, and Lynelle Benson of Liberty; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two step grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at W.L. Pruitt by the Rev. Norris McCawley. Burial will be in Hustonvillle Cemetery.
Visitation is after 5 p.m. today.

Mary H. Allen
Services for Mary Hallie Allen, 87, of Rice Lane, Stanford, formerly of Danville, will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Preston-Pruitt Funeral Home by the Rev. Charles Perry. Burial will be in Junction City Cemetery.
She died Monday at home.
Born May 3, 1910, in Rockcastle County, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Lela May French Carpenter. She was a homemaker, a member of Parksville Church of God and the widow of Bev B. Allen.
Survivors include five daughters, May Green and Louise Allen, both of Stanford, Jessie Conway, Mildred Hunnley and Mary Leecie Roller, all of Danville; five sons, Claude H. Allen of Danville, Bev L. Allen of North Manchester, Ind., and John T. Allen of Russell Springs, Gerald H. Allen of Berea and Claude T. Allen of Interlachen, Fla.; two sisters, Rosie Kidd of Lancaster and Mae Carpenter of Lexington; 34 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be James and Gary Green, Charles Kidd, John Conway, Charles Dennie and Kim Allen.
Visitation is after noon Thursday.

Christine B. Wilhite
Services for Christine B. Wilhite, 83, of North Street, will be 1 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Second and Walnut, by the Rev. Richard Hill. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
She died Sunday at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center after a long illness.
Born Nov. 1, 1913, in Casey County, she was a daughter of the late John and Sarah Burdette. She was a seamstress and a homemaker, a member of First Baptist Church, Senior Choir, Women's and Men's Improvement Club, and was past president of Pastors Aid Society and Lend A Hand Club. She was the widow of Chester Wilhite.
Survivors include four daughters, Sarah E. Porter of Harrodsburg, Helen R. Hunt of Louisville, Cairlyne W. Thomas of Marietta, Ga., and Barbara D. Wilhite of Jordan, Minn.; five sons, Chester R. Wilhite Jr. and John L. Wilhite, both of Detroit, Mich., Thomas C. Wilhite and George B. Wilhite, both of Danville, and Harold B. Wilhite of Harrodsburg; 47 grandchildren; 81 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons. Honorary pallbearers are deacons of First Baptist Church, flower girls and granddaughters.
Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Smith-Jackson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Russell Prewitt
LANCASTER - Services for Russell Prewitt, 64, of Teatersville Road, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Ramsey Funeral Home by the Rev. Zora Oliver. Burial will be in Paint Lick Cemetery.
He died Monday at home.
Born Oct. 4, 1932, in Garrard County, he was a son of the late Carl and Sarah Hume Prewitt. He was a retired farmer.
Survivors include a brother, Kenneth Prewitt of Garrard County; and a sister, Brenda Rhodus of Madison County.
Visitation is 5-9 p.m. today.
Memorials may go to charity. 


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